貫く, つらぬく

  • tsuranuku
JLPT 1

Definition of 貫く,つらぬく

Godan verb with `ku' ending, transitive verb

  • to go through
  • to pierce
  • to penetrate

  • to persist
  • to stick to

Examples of 貫く,つらぬく in a Sentence

貫く
The light penetrates the darkness.
What Alice, waiting for a reply, was faced with was a sudden howl. It was a resounding noise, sharp as to burst her ear drums, loud as to reach unto the heavens.
大きながその貫いて流れている
A broad river runs through the city.
主義貫く
Live up to one's principles.
What I looked up to in Shota was not his 'strength'. It was his heroic courage to put his life on the line to carry out his convictions.
The devout Christian persists in his belief.
If a high hill stood between A and B, it was important to decide whether the line should climb over it, pierce it with a tunnel, or make a detour to avoid it.
悲しみ貫いた
His heart was pierced with grief.
The devout Christian persists in his belief.
弾丸貫いた
The bullet penetrated him.

貫く,つらぬく Conjugations

Plain Polite 貫きますつらぬきます
Negative 貫かないつらぬかない
Negative Polite 貫きませんつらぬきません
Past 貫いたつらぬいた
Past Polite 貫きましたつらぬきました
Past Negative 貫かなかったつらぬかなかった
Past Negative Polite 貫きませんでしたつらぬきませんでした
Te Form 貫いてつらぬいて
Progressive 貫いているつらぬいている
Progressive Polite 貫いていますつらぬいています
Progressive Negative 貫いてないつらぬいてない
Progressive Negative Polite 貫いていませんつらぬいていません
Passive 貫かれるつらぬかれる
Passive Te Form 貫かれてつらぬかれて
Imperative 貫きなさいつらぬきなさい
Imperative Polite 貫いてくださいつらぬいてください
Imperative Polite Negative 貫かないでくださいつらぬかないでください
Optative 貫きたいつらぬきたい
Optative Negative 貫きたくなかったつらぬきたくなかった
Optative Negative Polite (1st Form) 貫きたくないですつらぬきたくないです
Optative Negative Polite (2nd Form) 貫きたくありませんつらぬきたくありません
Optative Past 貫きたかったつらぬきたかった
Optative Past Negative Polite (1st Form) 貫きたくなかったですつらぬきたくなかったです
Optative Past Negative Polite (2nd Form) 貫きたくありませんでしたつらぬきたくありませんでした
Optative Te Form 貫きたくてつらぬきたくて
Optative Conditional 貫きたければつらぬきたければ
Gerund 貫きながらつらぬきながら
Factitive 貫かせるつらぬかせる
Factitive Shortened 貫かすつらぬかす
Potential 貫けるつらぬける
Potential Polite 貫けますつらぬけます
Conditional (Ba Form) 貫けばつらぬけば
Conditional (Tara Form) 貫いたらつらぬいたら
Volitional 貫こうつらぬこう
Volitional Polite 貫きましょうつらぬきましょう
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